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Two New Insects Discovered in UAE


Offbeat  (tags: animals, insects, discovery, UAE )

Cher
- 3257 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Two new insect species have been discovered in the UAE's first mountain protected area, Wadi Wurayah; a tiny, 2mm long aquatic beetle (Coleoptera): Ochthebius wurayah, and a wasp species commonly known as a 'velvet ant' (Hymenoptera), approximately 5mm



   

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forest v (94)
Monday July 19, 2010, 11:04 am
Great... Let`s wark togeather to Save forest.
 

forest v (94)
Monday July 19, 2010, 11:04 am
SAVE FOREST...
 

Alicia V (181)
Monday July 19, 2010, 11:49 am
SAVE FOREST.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday July 19, 2010, 12:04 pm
Cool, hope that they don't get wiped out now that they've been discovered.
 

(0)
Monday July 19, 2010, 12:56 pm
interesting that we're still finding new species of anything!
 

Erin R (181)
Monday July 19, 2010, 1:28 pm
Wow! :-)
 

Lois K (24)
Monday July 19, 2010, 3:56 pm
I don't feel any pleasure at the discovery of new species, only sadness that we will probably drive them to extinction. And how many animals are extinct because of us, but we never had a chance to discover them?
 

Marie Therese H (10)
Monday July 19, 2010, 4:21 pm

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Aimee Polekoff (0)
Monday July 19, 2010, 7:26 pm
New species are always welcomed into our home*. Congratulations, people of the UAE!

*Earth
 

Teresa P (128)
Monday July 19, 2010, 7:55 pm
noted. Thanks Cher.
 

low beng kiat (128)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 2:57 am
thanks.
 

Arild Warud (174)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 3:04 am
TY Cher.
 

gail dair (0)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 6:29 am
Noted thanks
 

Pippa Collins (34)
Tuesday July 20, 2010, 2:51 pm
its fantastic to find new species ...all the more reason to look after our wonderous planet....xx
 

Marianna Molnar (9)
Wednesday July 21, 2010, 2:38 am
GOOD SO?
 
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